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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

88 Southside Virginia

88 Southside Virginia Community College CLERICAL STUDIES (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Certificate Length: Thirty-four credit hour program Purpose: This certificate program is designed to provide short-term training to prepare students for entry-level, full-time employment in a variety of office positions. Occupational Objectives: • Bank Teller • Front Desk Coordinator • Office Assistant • Office Support Technician • Receptionist Or Records Clerk • Word Processing Operator Program Description: The program prepares the student to fill clerical and word processing positions and provides fundamental knowledge and skills associated with general office work. The curriculum includes courses in keyboarding, math, word processing and business communications. For students who wish to further their training, all of the 34 credits earned for the certificate may be applied toward the two-year degree associate in applied science degree in Administrative Support Technology. Upon satisfactory completion of the Clerical Studies program, students will be awarded a certificate in Clerical Studies. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3 OR ENG 137 Communication Processes I AST 101 Keyboarding I 2 2 3 AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3 0 3 AST 243 Office Administration I 3 0 3 ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3 SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 Total 15 2 16 SECOND SEMESTER AST 205 Business Communications 3 0 3 AST 234 Records and Database Management 3 0 3 AST 141 Word Processing I 2 2 3 AST 244 Office Administration II 3 0 3 MTH 141 Business Mathematics I 3 0 3 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 Total 17 2 18 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 34 1 Please see page 43 for a list of acceptable social science electives.

Programs of Study 89 ELECTRICITY (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Certificate Length: Thirty-four credit hour program Purpose: The electricity program is designed to provide job entry skills for electricians employed in industry. Occupational Objective: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities: Commercial Electrician Electrical Maintenance Personnel for Business and Industry Electrical Technician Industrial Electrician Residential Electrician Program Description: The electricity certificate program includes the study of electrical control circuit theory and practice, control circuitry for all major household appliances and most industrial applications. The program includes the theory and operation of all widely-used single- and three-phase motors, with labo- ratory demonstrations used to emphasize the important characteristics of each type of motor. Single- and threephase transformer theory and connections are also covered. Throughout the curriculum, special emphasis is placed on electrical codes and procedures used by the practitioner. In addition to the classes listed in the curriculum of study for electricity, students may also select classes from other programs for additional study. Some courses may be completed through individualized instruction in classes identified as 198 workshops. Students are advised to consult their faculty advisors for assistance in planning their programs. In Virginia, a State license is required for this profession. For more information, please contact the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Southside Virginia Community College fully supports Tech Prep Linkages with high schools. College programs are designed to provide a seamless transition between high school Tech Prep and college technical and engineering programs. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER BLD 105 Shop Practices and Procedures 1 2 3 OR EEE Approved Technical Elective (ELE, ETR, AIR) ELE 113 Electricity I 2 2 3 ENG 137 Communication Processes I 3 0 3 ELE 127 Residential Wiring Methods 2 2 3 SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 Total 9 6 13 SECOND SEMESTER ELE 114 Electricity II 2 2 3 ELE 131 National Electrical Code I 2 2 3 ELE 134 Practical Electricity 2 2 3 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 Total 9 6 12 THIRD SEMESTER AIR 181 Planning and Estimating I 2 2 3 OR EEE Approved Technical Elective (AIR, ELE, ETR) ELE 132 National Electrical Code II 2 2 3 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 Total 7 4 9 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 34 1 Please see page 43 for a list of acceptable social science electives.